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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) which is in the industry Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing, gaining 1.74% today. In the last week its performance is 6.69%, and -17.24% for the past quarter. Currently, Valero Energy Corporation, VLO has a target price of 66.64, so today’s gain of 1.74% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.85%.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), has a market cap of 23637.6, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 83.00%.

At the current price of 50.4, it has a dividend yield of 4.76%, and its target price is 66.64. This is with a profit margin of 4.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.36. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has a P/E of 7.1, as well as a forward P/E of 7.89.

With a current EPS of 7.09, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 30.19%,Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 37.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -4.50%.

Performance for the year is -20.03%. Since its IPO date on 1/4/1982, the total performance to date is -27.25%.

Volume today for Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), is 5964300, while its average volume is 6209.16. Whilst the total gain today was 1.74%, it did have a day high of -13.61%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.38%, and 2.89% for the month. The 52-week low for Valero Energy Corporation, VLO has been 7.51%, while the 52-week-high has reached -30.37%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 16.10%, and its return on assets is 7.70%. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has an operating margin of 6.90%. With a sales growth of -26.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Valero Energy Corporation, VLO is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.35, and has a current ratio of 2.2 and 1.3 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Valero Energy Corporation? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 0.29, along with a P/B of 1.14. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.26.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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